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Checkmylegalfees.com top £100k in refunds obtained for personal injury clients

Over £100k in refunds!
We have now hit over six-figures in refunds for our personal injury clients in just over two years, recovering £102,247.20 across 140 clients wit...
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Richards -v- RJ Gill Solicitors - £600 refund of legal fees deducted from compensation following an accident at work

Legal fees of £1,600 had been deducted from Mr.Richards' compensation
In February 2014 Mr.Richards instructed RJ Gill Solicitors of Skelmersdale to deal with a compensation claim following an accident at work o...
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Ansah -v- Fletchers Solicitors - refund of £850 deducted from compensation ordered

No evidence of informed consent to pay more than fixed costs
​Fletchers Solicitors were ordered to refund £850 plus interest to the client following a hearing on 20th August in the Sheffield District Registry of...
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Daniel Latham -v- North Costs Limited (formerly North Solicitors Limited) : £2,100 in overcharged legal fees recovered for client but only after a visit by High Court Enforcement Officers

Defendant firm ignored two Court Orders
We were pleased to finally resolve this long-running matter this week, which has taken a degree of determination, faced with an opponent that seemed d...
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Updated guidance from the Legal Ombudsman as to its approach to complaints about legal fees

How the Legal Ombudsman approaches fees complaints
One of the major areas for complaint is overall service cost. We don't do detailed cost analysis, but if a complainant wants a detailed forensic bill ...
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